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Updated: 7/01 11:43 am
PONTOTOC, Miss. (WTVA) -- The mayor of Pontotoc's brother died in an ultralight plane crash in Louisiana on Monday.

Mayor Jeff Stafford says his brother, 56-year-old Richard Stafford, was looking at property he wanted to buy in an ultralight plane when the crash occurred.

The mayor called the incident an unfortunate accident.

Richard, a Pontotoc native, traveled the world as a videographer shooting hunting and racing videos.

He is best known for his work with the Richard Childress Racing Group.

The Federal Aviation Administration will investigate the accident.
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